It's okay, there's no need to call the RSPCA, the elephants are not real. For an old ad campaign for France 3, a bunch of CGI elephants, giraffes, turtles and ostriches were created to make it look like they were doing extreme human stunts like skydiving, riding roller coasters, walking a tightrope, skateboarding a half pipe and so forth. It's cute and ticklish to imagine real animals wanting to do the crazy stuff we do.
Live life on the edge guys! Here's a compilation of all the ad spots below.